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by dj
Sun Aug 05, 2007 1:50 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Magnus Carlsen .... the new Kasparov ???
Replies: 31
Views: 11514

Re: Magnus The Magnificent Carlsen

Derek Jones, It would be nice if you could spell his name correctly. It's Carlsen, not Carlson. Apologies, Martin :!: In my post I was replying to O. Hall and I started by quoting his post: bigo wrote: I think it is said that once in a century a chess genius is born of the magnitude of fischer, cap...
by dj
Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:39 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Magnus Carlsen .... the new Kasparov ???
Replies: 31
Views: 11514

Re: Magnus The Magnificent Carlson!!

I think it is said that once in a century a chess genius is born of the magnitude of fischer, capablanca, and Kasparov. I think Carlson easily adds to this list. :D I do not understand the arithmetic here. Once in a century? Capablanca was born in 1888 and Carlson in 1990. So you have named four pl...
by dj
Sun Aug 05, 2007 10:13 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: CCC in a crisis?!
Replies: 48
Views: 23743

Re: CCC in a crisis?!

Having read all the posts in this thread it seems to me that many actually demonstrate its title- with the question mark omitted. :cry: Crisis, what crisis? Supertramp regards, Graham. :wink: Putting aside the mere bickering on every page, if you look at page 3 you will see 10 posts. In the case of...
by dj
Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:18 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: CCC in a crisis?!
Replies: 48
Views: 23743

Re: CCC in a crisis?!

Having read all the posts in this thread it seems to me that many actually demonstrate its title- with the question mark omitted.
:cry:
by dj
Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:37 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: CCC in a crisis?!
Replies: 48
Views: 23743

Re: CCC in a crisis?!

Larry wrote:
A few are defecting :wink:

As there have from CTF - unfortunately not always the right people. :wink:
by dj
Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:34 am
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Rybka-Junior match is off.
Replies: 27
Views: 11065

Re: Rybka-Junior match is off.

Christopher Conkie wrote: The only way to be fair is to have local, equal spec machines, with no outside connections. Junior would never agree to that. Now you need to ask yourself why . I have asked myself why and one of the many answers is that there is no reason why Junior should agree to this w...
by dj
Tue Jul 31, 2007 3:03 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A New Forum
Replies: 12
Views: 5632

Re: A New Forum

Hello All, We have today launched a new Hiarcs forum for discussion of Hiarcs and all aspects of Computer Chess. I hope it will compliment this forum rather than compete with it. You are all welcome to join www.hiarcs.net/forums We will also be soon holding an opening competition for members to win...
by dj
Tue Jul 31, 2007 2:22 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: A New Forum
Replies: 12
Views: 5632

Re: A New Forum

Hello All, We have today launched a new Hiarcs forum for discussion of Hiarcs and all aspects of Computer Chess. I hope it will compliment this forum rather than compete with it. You are all welcome to join www.hiarcs.net/forums We will also be soon holding an opening competition for members to win...
by dj
Fri Jul 27, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: Tournaments and Matches
Topic: Can Rybka beat Aronian or Anand at this time control ?
Replies: 25
Views: 8918

Re: Can Rybka beat Aronian or Anand at this time control ?

pichy wrote: The real factor of the slightly lost match by Anand was that Anand at that time did NOT had enough experience playing against computer chess programs, Plus jeroem cooked some openings that he knew in advadvance how Anand would respond to it up to move 20 or so. If it was so easy for a ...
by dj
Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Computer Chess Club: General Topics
Topic: Checkers Solved - Chess around year 2060-2070!
Replies: 100
Views: 39237

Re: Checkers Solved - Chess around year 2060-2070!

It is completely pointless to speculate about what might or might not happen between 2060-2070. Today's ChessBase article stresses the differences between checkers and chess, including: The big difference is the number of positions possible in each game: 10 20 for checkers and 10 40 for chess. To ge...